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At BellyBelly, we’re passionate about helping women and men get informed and feeling confident about pregnancy, birth and early parenting.

Get access to the very best, evidence-based pregnancy, birth, and parenting information.

BellyBelly is an independent website with no corporate interests, so our writers don’t hold back – we publish what we believe people really need to know, in order to make the very best decisions for themselves and their baby.

As a result, around 2 to 2.5 million parents and parents-to-be around the world trust BellyBelly every single month. BellyBelly also comes highly recommended by obstetricians, midwives, birth educators, doctors, lactation consultants, and more.

As a team of professionals who care deeply about helping you to have the very best experience possible, we’d love to be your wise, trusted friend on your journey to parenthood and beyond.

Caesarean Section – What to Expect After A Caesarean

Find out how you might feel after having a caesarean section, from emotional feelings to physical ones. This article covers pain relief, breastfeeding, resting, sex and tips to help yourself to recover. Some personal post-caesarean stories from our members are included. Read More

Water Birth – Preparing For Birth in Water

Having seen many water births as a doula, I can say that they are amongst the most beautiful births I have ever seen. There’s something so soothing about birth in water. The babies are often so calm at birth, you may think that they aren’t breathing – but they just aren’t crying. Of course, the baby still gets its oxygen from the placenta while under water, so its a very safe and beautiful way to give birth. Read More

Mammas: Why You Should Chuck a Mummy Sickie

I sent a message to my husband, ’I’m chucking a sickie tomorrow.’ He replied sympathetically as to my bad day, to which I quickly replied, ’I’m deadly serious. I’m taking a sickie tomorrow.’ Read More

Early Labour – 8 Tips For A Low Stress Early Labour At Home

Early labour can be frustrating for some mothers-to-be, waiting for the serious stuff to kick in. Here are 8 tips and ideas for a low-stress early labour. Read More

Diary of a Mum – Ambah

Ambah is a stay at home Mum. She has one son Aidyn, who is 18 months old. Read More

Diary of a Mum – Janelle

Janelle is a part time stay at home mum and has one son, Matthew who is 8 months old.She also helps out on BellyBelly as a moderator. Read More

What About Me – and Where Have I Gone?

Somewhere between the third load of laundry for the day and scraping burnt bits from our dinner of fish fingers, I had disappeared without a trace. Gone was a vibrant, confident, sexy woman and in her place was this un-showered, sleep deprived, leaking, sagging mother who cried a lot. Read More

Baby Clothes – What Clothes Do You Need For Your Baby?

Baby clothes – with so many cute and gorgeous baby clothes available these days, it can be tempting to over buy. Here’s a run down of what you need. Read More

Two Week Wait Diary – Sharon

Share the jouney of Trying To Conceive with Sharon as she goes through the Two Week Wait (TWW). Sharon has been trying to conceive for two years and has endometriosis. Read More

Diary of a Mum – Lucy

Lucy is the mother of two children, Olivia, who is 17 months old and Charlie, who is only 8 weeks. Read a day in the life of a mummy to two under two! Read More

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